ISLAMABAD (APP) - The International Labour Organization (ILO) would mark the World Day Against Child Labour on Saturday with an urgent appeal to go for the goal - end child labour, calling particular attention to achieving target of eliminating worst forms of child labour by 2016. According to Director-General ILO, Juan Somavia some 215 million children are labouring for survival and education and play are luxuries for them. Progress towards ending child labour is slowing down and we are not on course to end its worst forms by 2016, he said and added, We have to get the momentum going again. He said inspiration should be drawn from the World Cup and rise to the challenge with the energy, the right strategy and the commitment it takes to get to the goal. World Day events are being held in more than 60 countries involving governments, employers, workers, and UN, non-governmental and civil society organizations. Events range from high level policy debates, to football matches and other sporting activities, public debates, media events, awareness-raising campaigns, cultural performances and other public activities . Many activities will also focus new attention on the Red Card campaign against child labour initiative led by the ILO, including publication of a resource kit produced in collaboration with FIFA and aimed at using football to support work in child labour elimination projects. In Pakistan ILO is supporting the Provincial Labour Department of Sindh and Punjab to organise speech competition, an exhibition of paintings, a magic show for kids, a street walk to raise awareness involving children. Moreover banners will also be put at the prominent places in Karachi and Lahore to highlight the issue of Child Labour. Employers Federation of Pakistan and Pakistan workers federation will support both these event. In Muzafarabad, ILO jointly with the department of Labour is organizing a football match in the evening of 12 June 2010. The match will be played among the teams consisted of children in worst forms of child labour currently working in Muzafarabad and affected by earthquake. ILO is also supporting Pakistan Workers Federation to hold four awareness events in Quetta, Lahore, Sukkur and Sahiwal to raise awareness on child labour activities.